Research Paper Volume 10, Issue 5 pp 1166—1181

Impact of long-term antihypertensive and antidiabetic medications on the prognosis of post-surgical colorectal cancer: the Fujian prospective investigation of cancer (FIESTA) study


Figure 2. Kaplan-Meier recurrence curves per hypertension (the upper panel) and diabetes mellitus (the lower panel). Abbreviations: HT, hypertension; DM, diabetes mellitus. There were 33, 10 and 17 colorectal cancer patients without hypertension, with untreated hypertension and with treated hypertension, respectively. There were 17, 38 and 5 colorectal cancer patients without diabetes mellitus, with untreated diabetes mellitus and with treated diabetes mellitus, respectively. Log-rank test was not significant for both hypertension and diabetes mellitus medications (p: 0.899 for hypertension and 0.169 for diabetes mellitus).